SARASOTA, Fla. — Two folks suffered critical accidents after a cement truck and a Ford pick-up truck with a trailer crashed into every different on southbound I-75.
A cement truck used to be drawing near an go out ramp on the 179 mile marker in the back of the Ford, in line with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). As the 2 automobiles approached Toledo Blade Boulevard, the cement truck did not decelerate and collided with the Ford truck and its trailer, in line with FHP.
The crash came about at roughly 1:47 p.m.
The cement truck, pushed via a 56-year-old Lehigh Acres guy, then fled the scene and endured southbound in opposition to town limits of North Port. The cement truck motive force used to be later discovered via the North Port Police Department at Tropicaire Circle.
The Lehigh Acres guy used to be arrested for hit and run with critical physically accidents and used to be taken to the Sarasota County Jail. Additional fees are nonetheless pending because of the crash being an energetic investigation, in line with FHP.
As for the Ford truck’s motive force, a 32-year-old North Port guy, and the passenger, a 34-year-old North Port guy, each have been transported to the Sarasota Memorial Hospital with critical accidents. Their present stipulations are unknown at the moment.
There aren’t any additional main points at the moment. We will supply updates as additional information is launched.